fixing to die


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fixing to die

and FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.
See also: die, fix
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They manage to fuse all these new lines to exquisite effect, notably on songs such as Spoonful and the electrifying Fixing to Die.
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